Mangifera indica

COMMON NAME

Mango

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Anacardiaceae

NOTES

The trees grows to be 30 to 45 feet tall and almost 50 feet wide. New foliage is a brilliant purple-red, and flower and fruit clusters extend well beyond the long, glossy leaves. The tree is covered with very showy, white flower spikes in March and early April.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Pantropical distribution. Wild populations can be found in Assam, India and Myanmar, especially the Assam-Chittagong Hills.

NATIVE HABITAT

A mid-canopy tree in humid tropical forests, usually growing in the more open, secondary formations, at elevations usually below 1600 ft

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

tropical.theferns.info



Mangifera indica